UNUBIKO FOUNDATION, a Non-Govermental humanitarian Organisation has defrayed bills of many indigent persons, who could not pick their hospital bills at the Federal Medical Centre, (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State after being discharged.
The Founder/ Chairman of UNUBIKO Foundation, Chief Chijioke James Ume(Ike Abam) who was represented by Engr. Dr. Okoro Christopher Kalu said the donations were made to help the needy and indigent go back to their homes , reunite with their families and resume their normal life.
The Foundation also paid the bills of people from Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Contitency who were on admission at the hospital.
One of the beneficiaries, Mrs. Njasi Agwu, from Ohafia, said that if not for Ike Abam’s intervention, her hope of returning to her house any time soon would have been totally impossible.
Mrs. Njasi who disclosed that she was discharged weeks ago but detained because she wasn’t able to raise the balance of 601,0000 naira, prayed God to bless the Foundation and her Founder, Chief James Chijioke Ume for their kind gestures.
Another beneficiary, Jombo Goodness, who was at Ludlow ward expressed joy to God Almighty for bringing an Angel in human form to pay her hospital bill said she was discharged in 9th of June, 2023 but was unable to raise 309,000 balance. She described Ike Abam as a Messiah sent by God to help people like her.
Similarly, Mrs. Enyinnaya Akudo, who benefited from the philanthropic gesture of the Foundation, was overwhelmed with happiness when the news of the payment of the hospital bill of 411,000 naira got. She, her two and other patients in the ward thanked God for bringing UNUBIKO Foundation to their aid.
Responding, Prof. Onyebuchi Azubuike, Chief medical Director of the hospital who was represented by Mr. Anosike Uche, Executive Officer, Medical Social Welfare, FMC, Umuahia, commended UNUBIKO FOUNDATION and her Founder, Chief Chijioke James Ume(Ike Abam) for the noble and humanitarian gestures and prayed God to reward him immeasurably.